Latest Women's hockey News

Nashville Predators hire 1st female scout Ronda Engelhardt

Sep. 14, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators announced Ronda Engelhardt will become a North American amateur scout based out of Minnesota, the first female scout hired by the team. The hiring of Engelhardt on Wednesday comes a day after the Calgary Flames added Rebecca Johnston...

Miller, Lamoureux twins elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

Sep. 08, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Longtime NHL goaltender Ryan Miller and Olympic gold medal-winning women’s hockey stars Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando headline the 2022 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame unveiled Thursday. Three-time Paralympic gold medal-winning sled hockey goalie...

Women's sled hockey hoping for more teams, Paralympic status

Sep. 05, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sarah Bettencourt was training to become a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter pilot when a neurological disorder forced her to retire. She’s found a new mission in an entirely different arena. Bettencourt, who played hockey in high school,...

Another Canada-US final set for women's ice hockey worlds

Sep. 03, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Canada and the United States set up another showdown in the final of the women's ice hockey world championship after blowout wins in Saturday's semifinals. Canada routed Switzerland 8-1 after the Americans beat the Czech Republic 10-1. Since...

Medvedev ends Wu's run in third round | US Open updates

Sep. 03, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev ended the historic run of Wu Yibing with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 victory in the third round. The defending champion moves on to face...

Knight sets points record in US win at women's hockey worlds

Sep. 01, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — United States forward Hilary Knight broke the record for career points at the women's hockey world championship with a goal and an assist Thursday as the Americans overpowered Hungary 12-1 in the quarterfinals. The 33-year-old Knight has a total of 87 points...

USA Hockey, women's players reach 1-month contract extension

Aug. 31, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

Members of the U.S. women’s hockey team agreed to extend their existing contract for one month on Wednesday to focus on completing the world championship tournament in Denmark. Representatives for both the players and USA Hockey confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press,...

Canada trounces Japan 9-0 at women's hockey worlds

Aug. 28, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Defending champion Canada trounced Japan 9-0 at the women’s world ice hockey championship on Sunday, with eight players contributing goals in the one-sided encounter, to top the Group A standings ahead of the United States. The record 11-time tournament...

US, Canada open women's hockey worlds with wins

Aug. 25, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

HERNING, Denmark (AP) — The United States routed Japan 10-0 in the opening game of the women's hockey world championship on Thursday and defending champion Canada started the tournament with a 4-1 victory over Finland. The Americans had nine different scorers against Japan, with...

ESPN+ reaches 2-year deal with women's pro hockey league

Aug. 24, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

Women’s pro hockey in the United States will continue having a broadcast home on ESPN+ after the Premier Hockey Federation announced a two-year contract extension with the streaming service on Wednesday. ESPN+ will provide live coverage of PHF regular-season games, special events,...